Monday, May 5, 2014

T Thing: Road Trip

Last week, me and some of my friends went to a road trip to 3 states. We started from Colorado to New Mexico to Arizona and back to Colorado. Our main destination was to The Grand Canyon. I was so excited because it is one of the 27 surreal places you need to see before you die. We visited 3 1/2 national parks in 3 days. Petrified Forest, The Grand Canyon, Mesa Verde (we just visited the visitor center because it was snowing), and last stop was The Great Sand Dunes in Colorado.

I didn't realize that road trip can be this much fun. I definitely will do this again. I mean, I still love flying (especially a long long flight. I love it, and it's not an irony), but road trip has different kind of fun, especially when you're traveling with a group. You will feel closer to your friends because you will spend the whole trip talking to them. That's what happened to me.

And the view and weather that you see.. Gee, how can I start it? From prairies to snowy mountains, from countrysides to big cities, from sunny daylight to blizzard, I loved it. I loved loved loved it. We almost slipped on the top of a mountain, that was the scariest moment I had.

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I met this old car, and I just couldn't resist to take picture in front of it

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Aww eee! The Grand Canyon!

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The Great Sand Dunes National Park

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PS: I'm going back to Indonesia today. I'm writing this post to kill time. Aaaaand.. we still have 5 hours to go until our first flight to LA.

I hope you have a great day!

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Inspiration: TOM FORD

"If you're excited in life, you're gonna be better at what you creating." - Tom Ford

Dear Tom Ford,

I can't stop adoring your creations.
What is the thing that you can't do?
Be an amazing designer *checked*, be an incredible director *checked*,
be a great businessman *checked*, be a gentle man *checked checked checked*,
I just wish that you were straight so you could marry me. *ha! put it on bucket list*
I love you. I love your passion and dedication for everything you do.

your desperate admirer

Portland - Seattle

So, I left San Francisco and headed to Portland, alone. *sob* And guess what? I looooove Portland. I think it's my no.2 on my favorite city lists in US. The atmosphere is just aaaah.. unexplained. "Keep Portland Weird" is just the best idea ever. *Well, I've never been to Austin yet* The saddest thing is I don't have any picture of myself in Portland. (--")

Seattle --- Thank God I have lots of friends in Seattle!!! Wahoo!! I was lucky because I got a free trip to Boeing factory in Everett. Then strolling around the city with fellow friends from Indonesia. Aww yea! The thing that I like about Seattle is everything is in walk distance. You can just hop from one place to another place with your foot. And the dim sum.. Aaah.. *drolling*

(another reason why I love Portland)

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Sea sea seattle!

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^^with one of my fav ilustrators. Check out her blog here.

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top: H&M --- skirt: ebay --- shoes: Topshop --- sunglasses: zeroUV

Have a nice day and night everyone!

Sunday, April 6, 2014

San Francisco Pt 2 - The GGG Bridge

I mean the Great Golden Gate Bridge (I just have the intention to put Great on it. Hehe) So, this time we went to the GGG Bridge and Marshall's beach. It was foggy at that time, so we had to wait for a couple hours. But, actually the fog kinda made a cool feeling. Then, we decided to walk to Marshall's beach to look at a different side of the bridge (warning: it's a nude beach). It was totally worth it. All the pictures we made on that beach were awesome. After that, we when to Japan Town to have dinner. Uh oh.. I wish I could be back to San Francisco.

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Overalls: Walmart (Ha!)Shirt: Gaudi Hat: Forever21 Glasses: ZeroUV Shoes: Payless Bag: H&M

Have a wonderful day (or night)!

Monday, March 31, 2014

San Francisco pt 1 - St Patty's Day

Whoaaa.. I got back from my Spring Break last week then tons of homeworks punched me in the face, so I had to finish them first. But now I'm free! (umm.. actually no) but I want to show you some of the pictures of my break in San Francisco (part 1) on St Patrick's Day. I definitely put San Francisco as my no. 1 list of cities I like in US (so sorry NYC you're no. 3)

To be honest, I don't understand the meaning of SPD. I'm so sorry. I've read about it on wikipedia, still don't understand. I thought it's supposed to be a religious celebration, but everytime I asked Americans, they always answered me with things like "Oh, it's time to get drunk!" or "You know.. a bunch of crazy people going crazy and say..kiss me I'm Irish!". Ok got it.

We (me and my friend) were so lucky because there was a parade in front of Powell St on that day. It was around 11.00 AM I guess. So, we tried to wake up early (but we didn't! Ha!) We left the house we rented through airbnb at 10.30 and walked around Mission District and found the Clarion Alley! Omg I almost jumped because I love to see colorful things. And SF is full of colors! beautiful beautiful colors.

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top: thrifted (aaak! I'm so in love with this 3D roses, and I got so many compliments wearing this top)
skirt: ebay (psstt.. six dollars with free shipping. I couldn't resist to buy it)
shoes & purse: Topshop (you can't see them clearly eeek.. blame it on me)
shades: ZeroUV

Have a wonderful day!